Lord Of The Flies Review Quiz

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Lord Of The Flies Quizzes & Trivia

We are about to write the final paper for our Lord of the Flies unit. Please use this quiz to review plot information from the text. Any given question can have more than one correct answer, so make sure to check all that apply. Once you have submitted an answer, you will see if you have answered the question correctly. If you click "show previous question" (next to "correct" or "incorrect"), you can see an explanation that tells you why your answer was correct or incorrect. Once you have completed the quiz, you will recieve your score. You will also be able to see how your classmates have done on individual questions and on the quiz in general. Please make sure to enter your first and last names before beginning the quiz so I can give you credi


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Seizure disorder

    • B. 

      Poor Vision

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Food allergies

    • E. 

      Sensitive skin

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      Roger

  • 3. 
    After being elected cheif, Ralph leaves Jack in charge of his choir.  What task does Jack assign to the choir?
    • A. 

      Keeping the signal fire going

    • B. 

      Building shelters

    • C. 

      Hunting

    • D. 

      Gathering fruit

    • E. 

      Filling the coconut shells with water

  • 4. 
    What do Ralph, Jack and Simon do when they encounter a large boulder during their first exploration of the island?
    • A. 

      They cllimb up on it to get a better view.

    • B. 

      They attempt to move it, since it is blocking the entrance to a cave.

    • C. 

      They turn back, since it lies directly in their path.

    • D. 

      They push it off a cliff.

    • E. 

      None of the above. They do not encounter a boulder.

  • 5. 
    Who comes up with the idea of using the conch to decide who talks during meetings?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      Roger

  • 6. 
    How do the boys start their first fire?
    • A. 

      Piggy offers his glasses to focus light/create heat.

    • B. 

      The boys take Piggy's glasses to focus light/create heat.

    • C. 

      Jack and Roger figure out how to create heat by rubbing two sticks together.

    • D. 

      A lightning strike creates fire and the boys simply use it.

    • E. 

      Simon miraculously finds matches in his pocket.

  • 7. 
    What is the result of the boys' first fire?
    • A. 

      A child is killed.

    • B. 

      There isn't much of a result--the fire dies quickly.

    • C. 

      The fire burns out of control.

    • D. 

      A ship sails by and the crew sees the smoke.

    • E. 

      The boys are able to cook shellfish.

  • 8. 
    Who does most of the work on the shelters?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      Roger

  • 9. 
    What does Roger do when he encounters three luttleuns playing on the beach?
    • A. 

      He kicks their sandcastles.

    • B. 

      He hits them with rocks.

    • C. 

      He throws rocks at them, but misses.

    • D. 

      He tells them to go use the rocks by the shore.

    • E. 

      He sits down to play with them for a few minutes.

  • 10. 
    What does Jack do to increase his chances of killing a pig?
    • A. 

      He adds barbs to his spear.

    • B. 

      He paints his face.

    • C. 

      He traps a piglet and uses it to attract an adult pig.

    • D. 

      He sets fire to the place where the pigs sleep.

    • E. 

      He decides to tackle and stab the pigs rather than spearing them.

  • 11. 
    What happens while Jack and his hunters are out killing their first pig?
    • A. 

      Ralph and Simon are building shelters.

    • B. 

      Piggy is having an asthma attack.

    • C. 

      A ship is passing by the island.

    • D. 

      A dogfight is taking place overhead.

    • E. 

      A storm is brewing.

  • 12. 
    Who absolutely refuses to acknowledge the possibility of a "beast" when it comes up during a meeting?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Piggy

    • D. 

      Simon

    • E. 

      Roger

  • 13. 
    What falls from the sky in the chapter, "Beast from Air", and where does it land?
    • A. 

      A plane, in the ocean

    • B. 

      A plane, on the mountain

    • C. 

      A person, on castle rock

    • D. 

      A person, on the mountain

    • E. 

      A comet, on the beach

  • 14. 
    What important quote does Simon utter to Ralph as the boys are hiking toward the mountain to find The Beast?
    • A. 

      "You'll get back alright."

    • B. 

      "Jack is a killer."

    • C. 

      "We want to have a good time."

    • D. 

      "I'm frightened."

    • E. 

      "They'll do you, see? Do you."

  • 15. 
    After Jack declares himself independent of the group and invites the others to join him, who stays with Ralph on the beach?
    • A. 

      Piggy

    • B. 

      SamnEric

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Roger

    • E. 

      Maurice

  • 16. 
    Where do Jack and his group set up camp after separating from Ralph and company?
    • A. 

      On Castle Rock

    • B. 

      On top of the mountain

    • C. 

      In the jungle

    • D. 

      At the other end of the beach

    • E. 

      Nowhere--they become nomads.

  • 17. 
    Which is not true of the pig hunt that Jack and company conduct after leaving Ralph?
    • A. 

      The boys target a mother pig.

    • B. 

      The boys wound a piglet.

    • C. 

      The boys kill the pig in the most efficient fashion possible.

    • D. 

      The boys leave the pig's head for the beast.

    • E. 

      All of the above are true.

  • 18. 
    What revelation/event is foreshadowed in Simon's conversation with the Lord of the Flies?
    • A. 

  • 19. 
    What does Simon do as a result of his solo trip up the mountain?
    • A. 

      He finds the parachuter.

    • B. 

      He frees the parachuter from the rocks.

    • C. 

      He falls down the mountainside.

    • D. 

      He has a seizure.

    • E. 

      He goes to tell the boys about the "Beast".

  • 20. 
    Which boy is least likely to have had a hand in Simon's death?
    • A. 

      Ralph

    • B. 

      Piggy

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Sam

    • E. 

      Eric

  • 21. 
    How do Jack and company start their fire on top of castle rock?
    • A. 

      They steal burning wood from Ralph's fire.

    • B. 

      They finally figure out how to rub two sticks together.

    • C. 

      They steal Piggy's glasses.

    • D. 

      They take burning wood from a fire caused by a lightning strike.

    • E. 

      They have lost all desire for rescue, so they don't bother with a fire.

  • 22. 
    Why do Ralph, Piggy, Sam, and Eric travel to Castle rock?
    • A. 

      They want to reconcile with Jack and become one tribe again.

    • B. 

      They are hungry.

    • C. 

      They want to attack castle rock.

    • D. 

      They want to get Piggy's glasses back.

    • E. 

      They want to assassinate Jack.

  • 23. 
    What is the end result of Ralph and company's confrontation with Jack and his hunters?
    • A. 

      The conch is broken.

    • B. 

      Ralph is injured.

    • C. 

      Roger is injured.

    • D. 

      Piggy is killed.

    • E. 

      SamnEric are taken prisoner.

  • 24. 
    How do the savages attempt to drive Ralph out of hiding in order to kill him?
    • A. 

      They set fire to the bushes to flush him out.

    • B. 

      They attempt to lure him with food.

    • C. 

      They roll boulders into the bushes to crush him/flush him out.

    • D. 

      They form a line and sweep the island to find him.

    • E. 

      They guard water sources to make sure they he either gets caught or dies of thirst.

  • 25. 
    How does Ralph ultimately escape the hunters and death?
    • A. 

      He jumps into the ocean and swims out of desparation.

    • B. 

      He runs onto the beach, where he meets up with boys who have defected from Jack's tribe.

    • C. 

      He runs onto the beach, where he encounters a naval officer.

    • D. 

      Simon's ghost guides him to safety.

    • E. 

      He does not escape.